|New International Version (© 2011)|
The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.
King James Bible
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
American Standard Version
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: He that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
Young's Literal Translation
A highway of the upright is, 'Turn from evil,' Whoso is preserving his soul is watching his way.
Proverbs 16:17 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The highway of the upright - The upright man is ever departing from evil; this is his common road: and by keeping on in this way, his soul is preserved.
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Proverbs 16:17 Parallel CommentariesAvoids Care Depart Evil Guards Heed Highway Keepeth Keeps Life Preserves Preserveth Preserving Soul Turn Turned Turns Upright Watches Watching WayAvoids Care Depart Evil Guards Heed Highway Keepeth Keeps Life Preserves Preserveth Preserving Soul Turn Turned Turns Upright Watches Watching WayTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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